ADDIO E RITORNO (1996)

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  • Goodbye but not Forever Alternative

Synopsis

To escape the misery of her poverty stricken childhood, and determined to become a famous movie star, beautiful Virginia goes to Rome, where she falls in love with Francesco, an ambitious young composer, son of wealthy parents. They expect him to marry the socially suitable Guia. But Francesco and Virginia are kidnapped while out together. In captivity, Virginia gives him the courage the young man needs to survive the ordeal, while a huge ransom is demanded from his parents. Meantime the young couple attempts, unsuccessfully, to escape. Recaptured, Francesco gets sick and is nursed by Virginia. After the ransom is paid, the boy is freed, but not the girl. She is sold to another band of criminals and held on a fishing boat, but manages to send a message and is saved in a dramatic police raid. United again, the young couple are about to wed when one of the criminals is caught and accuses Virginia of being behind the kidnapping. The rich parents find this the perfect excuse to get rid of her, but the family lawyer, a woman, believes she is innocent and sets about finding the real kidnappers.

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